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Fiction Discussion Group

June 18 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Autumn by Ali Smith

Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. Two old friends–Daniel, a centenarian, and Elisabeth, born in 1984–look to both the future and the past as the United Kingdom stands divided by a historic, once-in-a-generation summer. Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand-in-hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever.

 

A luminous meditation on the meaning of richness and harvest and worth, Autumn is the first installment of Ali Smith’s Seasonal quartet, and it casts an eye over our own time: Who are we? What are we made of? Shakespearean jeu d’esprit, Keatsian melancholy, the sheer bright energy of 1960s pop art. Wide-ranging in time-scale and light-footed through histories, Autumn is an unforgettable story about aging and time and love–and stories themselves.

Organizer

Kepler’s Literary Foundation
Website:
http://www.keplers.org/

Venue

Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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Phone:
650-324-4321
Website:
http://www.keplers.com/